Accredited By IYT.

IYT are the largest training provider in the World with accreditation from the Maritime Coastguard Agency UK

The courses are designed to provide a clear road map for professionals within hospitality to seamlessly join the world of Superyachts.

Our Instructors have a combined 30 years of relevant experience within their fields.

Our World Class instructors

Hospitality Instructor  Ceynur Carus Yildiz

Chef John Harris


Course Outline for IYT Superyacht Chef

The Superyacht Chef is an IYT certified course, giving you the edge needed to make it as a successful chef in the yachting industry. This information-packed course covers a fully comprehensive overview and introduction to the yachting industry. You will also learn skills obtained from years of experience by top international chefs who have travelled the world. 

We aim to offer an informative and fun course that will prepare you for success.


Course Contents

  • Learn what's involved in charter and private yachts
  • The season and locations - tips from our experiences working around the world
  • Industry expectations - How to land that job
  • Living on board and dealing with stress
  • Galley management and equipment
  • Chef's responsibilities on board a yacht
  • Basic health and hygiene
  • Questions and answers session
  • Health and hygiene
  • Due dilligence
  • Waste management
  • Daily routines
  • Advanced gallery management
  • Passage planning
  • Provisioning
  • Loading and storage
  • Preference sheets
  • Menu planning
  • Guests
  • Product recognition
  • Season product recognition
  • Product availability
  • Presentation of menus from sample preference sheets
  • Guests, nationalities and religions
  • Cuisines, examples of menus and recipe
  • Western and Eastern, Mediterranean, Russian, American, UK, Middle Eastern and Asian impacts on cuisine and food ettiquette
  • Dietary requirements and allergies

4 Day Course

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Course outline for IYT Professional Superyacht Hospitality

(This course has 50% practical elements)

  • Detailed overview of the Superyacht industry
  • Vessel familiarisation
  • Guest nationalities and religions, dealing with the guests
  • Formal silver service
  • Crew area maintenance
  • Housekeeping
  • Budget management
  • Bar and drinks management
  • Dry storage management
  • Wine recognition
  • Flower arranging, fruit baskets
  • Laundry and stain removal
  • Practical bed making
  • Caring for china and silver
  • Coordinating with local agents and suppliers
  • Guest arrival
  • Preference sheets
  • Table place settings
  • Champagne service
  • Interior detailing
  • Cigar service

5 Day Course

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